Special Events

Fall Craft & Vendor Show

Our Fall Craft & Vendor Show will be held on Saturday, October 14th from 9am- 3pm at the Falcon Civic Center.
Admission is FREE and homemade concessions will be sold. Everyone is welcome to attend! The fee for a booth is $30 which includes one 8ft x 8ft space, one 8ft table, and two folding chairs. One additional table costs $7.50 if needed. Please Note: No one is put in the show until payment with the signed agreement has been received. Temporary Sales Tax Permits are not available, crafters/ vendors must have a permanent sales tax number through the Iowa Department of Revenue. Reminder to Falcon Civic Center Patrons: We will set-up for the Fall Craft Show on Friday, October 13th. Only the weight room will be open to public use on Friday, October 13th and Saturday, October 14th. If interested in a booth space, please contact Angie @ 319-334-2606 or email angieiprd@indytel.com.

Friday Night Bag Tournaments

2 Person Bags Tournaments are offered at River'sEDGE Sport & Fitness on select Friday evenings in November- March. Registration is at 5:30pm on the day of the tournament or teams may pre-register by calling River'sEDGE @ 319-332-1525. The cost is $12 per 2 person team (unless otherwise noted). Start time is 6:00pm for these double-elimination tournaments w/ 0-2 single-elimination bracket. Teams will be bracketed upon registration; pay back will be over 50% of the registrations brought in to the TOP 3 teams. Teams will officiate their own games and HAVE FUN!! $2 cans will be sold and we hope to see you there!! 
K-9 Bags Tournament Fundraiser

River'sEDGE Baseball/ Softball Teams Fundraiser BAGS TOURNAMENT

Funds raised for this Bags Tournament will be used to offset the cost of tournament entry fees for the 2017 River'sEDGE travel basseball & softball teams!! Come out, throw some bags and help the baseball/ softball kids!!
  • A YOUTH & ADULT Tournament will be played at the same time!!
  • Friday, February 24th @ River'sEDGE Sprt & Fitness
  • Registration & Warm-up: 5:30pm on 2/24 at River'sEDGE (Pre-registration is strongly encouraged and may be done by calling 319-332-1525) 
  • Cost: $12 per team of 2 players
  • Teams will officiate and score own games
  • Concessions will be available... including but not limited $2 cans of various adult beverages!!!


The Independence Public Library with the Falcon Civic Center are brewing up fun for families from 5-6:30pm. All ages can enjoy games, stories, crafts, snacks, and a photo booth to celebrate Halloween. Wear your costume and stop in at the Falcon Civic Center for what is sure to be a SPOOKtacular good time... all ghouls, ghosts & goblins are welcome!! Typically held the Friday prior to Halloween. More details to come!! Call the Independence Public Library @ 319-334-2470.